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smalfri2

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« on: 07-24-2013 10:14 »
« Last Edit on: 07-24-2013 10:16 »

Hey guys I was just randomly on theinfosphere.org and read on the Toynami toy line with Morbo that they are planning a Kickstarter in August 2013. I wanted to set this up to have an easy way to inform others if and when this Kickstarter campaign starts. I'll be checking as much as possible on Kickstarter.com, but if anyone sees it before me they should post it on here for all of us!

http://theinfosphere.org/Toynami_Futurama_Figures

"History: Morbo was initially listed as a build-a-figure for series 9. It was then decided not to produce buildable figures any more, so he became a main figure for series 10 with Lrrr. Next he was listed as Deluxe, followed by a change to Vinyl, this alternate material was presumably to prevent a large price difference. Toynami then announced on its Facebook page that series 10 was cancelled and there were no plans to make any new figures.
However, Morbo resurfaced at SDCC 2013 with the announcement that he would be the focus of a Kickstarter campaign in August 2013."


Also this is what they had for Lrrr

"History: Lrrr was originally announced as part of series 6, before being replaced by Amy. He returned in series 10, then was listed as Deluxe, followed by a change to Vinyl, again presumably for cost-saving reasons. With the cancellation of series 10, Lrrr was permanently shelved. However, should the Kickstarter campaign for Morbo prove successful, perhaps Lrrr could be next. "
jabalong

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« Reply #1 on: 07-24-2013 15:08 »

Hey there, I'm the one who wrote that stuff over at the Infosphere!  laff

We've been discussing it over in the Toynami figures thread starting here:

http://www.peelified.com/index.php?topic=23343.msg1383977#msg1383977

You may be surprised to know the Kickstarter idea started here when we suggested to our Toynami mole.  wink

But for that story, you'll need search back through the Toynami figure thread(s) to last year...

Monster_Robot_Maniac

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« Reply #2 on: 07-24-2013 23:05 »


I posted this on a different thread, but I'll put it here too, since it's about the Kickstarter. I can't wait for this, we'll finally get Morbo big grin!!
MuchAdo

Professor
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« Reply #3 on: 07-25-2013 07:18 »

Morbo will destroy puny kickstarter and raise 900 billion in funds!
smalfri2

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« Reply #4 on: 07-26-2013 01:21 »

I don't know how I missed that part of the conversation (being busy maybe). I knew we talked about the Kickstarter a while back. Well all good news!!! I can't wait to  pledge:)
MuchAdo

Professor
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« Reply #5 on: 07-26-2013 07:29 »
« Last Edit on: 07-26-2013 09:42 »

Morbo shall rise from the ashes, puny earth scum!
EvilPDA

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« Reply #6 on: 07-28-2013 13:02 »

randomly posting so i dont miss out lol
TheAnvil

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« Reply #7 on: 07-30-2013 09:40 »

"Morbo shouldn't. It will go straight to Morbo's gargantuan forehead. Oh, what the heck? I guess I could destroy one or two of them."
nacirema

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« Reply #8 on: 08-17-2013 05:43 »

:: waits ::

ya know, what i've been doing for two plus years.
Monster_Robot_Maniac

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« Reply #9 on: 08-17-2013 06:19 »

I have officially lost 89% of my faith in Toynami.
Quolnok

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« Reply #10 on: 08-18-2013 05:38 »

Only 89%?
Monster_Robot_Maniac

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« Reply #11 on: 08-18-2013 05:40 »

Only 89%?
Well, it's been a day since I posted that. Now it's up to 97%
nacirema

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« Reply #12 on: 09-07-2013 09:04 »

yup, september 7th, and still no word.

not gonna happen.

live with it.
MuchAdo

Professor
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« Reply #13 on: 09-08-2013 04:58 »

Meh... we shall see.
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